PYSO Returns to Heinz Hall – November 13

PYSO Returns to Heinz Hall – November 13

Join us as PYSO returns to Heinz Hall for this exciting program and for our first live performance on stage in more than 18 months! The concert is FREE, but a ticket is required. Download Your FREE Ticket Program features Stravinsky’s Firebird (1919), Brahms’ Academic...

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We’re Back!

We’re Back!

On Sunday evening, the members of PYSO met for the first rehearsal of the 2021-2022 season. In addition to being the first of the season, this rehearsal marked the first time in over a year that PYSO was able to come together as a full orchestra to rehearse.  We...

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PYSO Together Again!

PYSO Together Again!

This past weekend, we had our first in-person sectionals in 13 months (complete with temperature checks and musician masks)! On Saturday, Woodwinds and Brass were able to have socially distanced sectionals led by Maestro Earl Lee in the courtyard of Heinz Hall. On...

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A Hopeful Message from a PYSO Alum

A Hopeful Message from a PYSO Alum

  We recently heard from Rob Harris, a PYSO alum and professional violinist who currently resides in Australia. Rob sent PYSO the following message before Sunday’s virtual concert, and captures the same uplifting spirits channeled during Towards the Sun: All...

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2020-21 Season Concerto Competition winners

2020-21 Season Concerto Competition winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2020-21 Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition: Our panel this year comprised of Father Sean Duggan (Coordinator of Piano at SUNY Fredonia), Pamela Stahel (international flautist), and PYSO Music Director...

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